Excitement and glamour of formula 1 of the sailing world.

Croatia Match Cup Poreč 2017 brings one of the most prestigious sailing competitions in the world, World Match Racing Tour, and top-notch entertainment and gastronomy to Poreč, Croatia.

From May 25th till May 28th 2017 a Croatian edition of World Match Racing Tour regatta, accompanied by a unique event Croatia Match Cup, will take place in the aquatorium of Peškera Bay, Poreč, and thus place Poreč on the map of the most prestigious sailing competitions in the world. Croatia Match Cup will bring the best sailing teams to Poreč, including a team led by our Olympic medal winners from Rio, Šime Fantela and Igor Marenić.

Ten sailing teams from the USA, Sweden, the Netherlands, France and Poland will compete in Peškera Bay just 100 meters from the coast, and the audience will be able to observe their exciting and unpredictable races for free!

Exclusively for the event, one of the most beautiful Adriatic bays located just next to the historic centre of Poreč will be transformed to a big auditorium full of cheering audience!

Every day of the event, between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m., while trainings and races take place in the bay, the visitors will be able to try street food delicacies inspired by gastronomic specialities of four Croatian regions (Istria, Dalmatia, continental Croatia and Slavonia) and selected vines, observe the races with a cocktail in hand in the perfectly positioned Beach bar and the youngest visitors will have at their disposal free activities designed just for them!

After race party that starts from 5 p.m. will be a warm up for the evening program, but also a perfect opportunity to get to know the competitors better! The event will be opened on Thursday, May 25th, by the biggest regional music star Željko Joksimović, Neki novi klinci- Balašević tribute band will perform on Friday, May 26th, Zabranjeno pušenje is on the program on Saturday, May 27th, and on Sunday, after the award ceremony, Poreč will dance with Simon & Rovinj Music Lab.